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CardioBrief: Blacks Face Higher Mortality from Heart Disease, Stroke - MedPage Today



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CardioBrief: Blacks Face Higher Mortality from Heart Disease, Stroke 
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Cardiovascular disease led to the loss of more than 2 millions years of life in the African-American population between 1999 and 2010. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, Cardiovascular Health in African Americans, makes ...
AHA: Heart disease, stroke shorten life expectancy of black Americans Healio
Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short U.S. News & World Report
Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans Business Insider
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Why heart disease increasingly affects young women - WFAA



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Why heart disease increasingly affects young women 
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Dr. Lokhandwala said that our collective heart problems could stem from undiagnosed congenital heart defects or pregnancy related weakening of the heart?but also: high stress, going overboard with alcohol, and excessive stimulants like energy drinks, ...

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African-Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke - Science Daily



African-Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke 
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Heart disease is the leading killer for all Americans, but in African Americans, heart disease develops earlier and deaths from heart disease are higher than in white Americans. In recent years, the life expectancy of African Americans was 3.4 years ...

 


Women With NAFLD at Higher Risk of Heart Disease - MedPage Today



Women With NAFLD at Higher Risk of Heart Disease 
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WASHINGTON -- Women with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than their non-NAFLD counterparts, researchers reported here. In a group of more than 4,000 patients with NAFLD and nearly 16,000 ...

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New Study: Skipping breakfast can increase risk of heart disease ... - KXAN.com



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New Study: Skipping breakfast can increase risk of heart disease ... 
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AUSTIN (KXAN)? They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and one study in the Journal of American college of Cardiology agrees. The study ...

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Patients most at risk of heart attack and stroke less likely to get statins - Telegraph.co.uk



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Patients most at risk of heart attack and stroke less likely to get statins 
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Patients with the highest risk of suffering heart attacks and strokes are not being prescribed statins despite a major NHS drive to put more people on the drug, a major study reveals today. Analysis of nearly 250 GP practices shows that since health ...
High risk Brits less likely to take life-saving statins The Sun

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Want to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease? Eat More Bananas - Healthline



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Want to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease? Eat More Bananas 
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New research indicates that food rich in potassium can reduce the chances of vascular calcification and aortic stiffness.

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Walk celebrates survivors of heart attack and stroke - The Mercury News



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Walk celebrates survivors of heart attack and stroke 
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From left, Ritchell Mendoza, Jennifer Mallari and Heidy Apostol enjoy the music played along the 24th annual Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk at Kelley ...

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Meet the CEO raising awareness about women's heart health - Chase News & Stories



Meet the CEO raising awareness about women's heart health 
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In 2014, Robinson was appointed founding CEO of the Women's Heart Alliance, an organization dedicated to preventing women from needlessly facing and dying from heart disease. In a recent interview with JPMorgan Chase, Robinson discussed her work ...

 


Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery - WHYY



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Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery 
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African-American women are more likely to experience a form of heart failure during pregnancy than any other ethnic group. Now, a new study suggests they tend to fare worse while recovering from heart failure, as well. Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a ...